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Greg Scarlatoiu on Morning Wave In Busan Special Interviews "Taken, by North Korea"
May 06, 2015

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Special Interview "North Korea abduction" 

* Greg Scarlatoiu, an executive director of the Washington DC based Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. 

- Please tell us about background of North Korea’s abductions over the world. 
북한이 외국인들을 납치하는 배경에 대해 말해달라. 

- Why have North Korea continuously abducted people from around the world? 
북한이 지속적으로 외국인들을 납치하는 이유는 무엇인가? 

- Why is North Korea denying allegations many abductions 
북한이 이러한 납치 사실을 부인하는고 있는 이유는 무엇인가? 

- What are some of the things that governments and United Nations have done to free those people? 
국가나 UN에서 납북문제를 해결하기 위해서 ì–´ë– í•œ 노력을 하고 있는가? 

- What should the global community do about this issue? 
이러한 문제에 세계인이 할 수 있는 일은 무엇인가?

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